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Urban-based higher educational institutions often embrace an outreach mission that not only “gives back” to the community supporting the university but also fosters a relationship that may lead to recruiting local talent. This presentation examines what happens when that community engagement mission intersects with the library, and traditional and non-traditional partnerships are formed, offering information literacy a role in the goal of helping high school and middle school students prepare to succeed in college.


Library and Information Science


Presented at Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL) Spring Membership Meeting, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, April 15, 2016.